ACA Market Stabilization Final Rule

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On April 18, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its final rule regarding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) market stabilization. The rule amends standards relating to special enrollment periods, guaranteed availability, and the timing of the annual open enrollment period in the […]

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CMS’ Proposed Rule on ACA Market Stabilization

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On February 17, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to stabilize the health insurance market and address risks to the individual and small group markets. CMS proposes changes to guaranteed availability of coverage, network adequacy, essential community providers, open enrollment periods, special […]

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Limited seating available! Sign up now for a our February webinar on Medicare Secondary Payer and CMS Data Match

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Benefit Insurance Marketing is pleased to extend an invitation to attend our upcoming monthly compliance Webinar. In conjunction with our alliance with United Benefit Advisors, you have the opportunity to learn more about the latest compliance trends and regulations from one of the nations leading employment and benefit law firms, Fisher Phillips. Best of all, you can take […]

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Final Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template and Updates

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A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) is two-and-a-half page (double-sided) communication required by the federal government. It must contain specific information, in a specific order, and with a minimum size type, about a group health benefit’s coverage and limitations. On April 6, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of […]

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Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice – Due October 15th

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It’s that time again; time to send a Medicare Part D notice of creditable coverage to your eligible employees letting them know whether or not the prescription drug coverage you offer them is creditable. All employers, regardless of size, who sponsor group health plans with prescription drug coverage must provide notification annually by October 15 […]

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